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Mahama assigns DCOP Avorga to fight human trafficking

 Daniel Julius Avorga (Right)
Daniel Julius Avorga (Right)

President John Dramani Mahama has appointed a former Deputy Commissioner of Police, Daniel Julius Avorga, as Coordinator of Government’s Anti-Human Trafficking Activities.

He is a former Director of Legal Services of the Ghana Police Service.

Mr. Avorgah was also the Commander of the Police Motor Traffic and Transport Unit.

A statement from the presidency said his appointment will help with government’s ongoing efforts and fight against human trafficking.

The Human Trafficking Act, 2005 (Act 694) of Ghana, defines human trafficking as “the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring, trading or receipt of persons within and across national borders by the use of threats, force or other forms of coercion, abduction, fraud, deception, the abuse of power or exploitation of vulnerability, or giving or receiving payments and benefits to achieve consent”.

Source: 3news.com | Ghana

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